Gone camping recently? Going camping? These camping crafts for kids are the perfect way to keep that excitement going and with ideas including making small worlds, handprint crafts and lanterns there’s plenty to keep the kids busy.
Camping Crafts for Kids
You’ll find all these great ideas in the order that they appear in the collage below, there’s lots of really fun ideas in this round up so make sure you take a good look through the list! Love these fun camping ideas? Make sure that you bookmark this page or pin an image so that you have all this great inspiration to hand when you need it.
Gone camping craft from Simply Learning Kids, I love this way this craft can be personalised to add your kids!
These camping story stones from Crafts on Sea are great for encouraging some creative writing but they’d also work well just as a fun creative project, particularly if your kids enjoy rock hiding and hunting.
Why not make a teepee for some toys following this tutorial from Crafts on Sea, there’s a free template to help you too.
This DIY lantern craft from Kids Craft Room will be great for when you’re all out in the evenings.
Binoculars are a great way to hunt for birds, minibeasts and clouds when you’re camping and these DIY craft binoculars from Buggy and Buddy have to be one of the cutest out there.
Everyone has cupcake liners somewhere in the back of a cupboard and this cupcake liner campfire craft from I Heart Crafty Things is the perfect way to use them up.
This mini camping set craft from Artsy Craftsy Mom is super sweet and would be great for playing with small toys who fancy a tiny holiday!
This campfire craft from No Time For Flashcards is perfect for pretend play
My daughter would love this campfire craft that’s designed for dolls to have their own cookout from There’s Just One Mommy.
Buggy and Buddy share a campfire craft that really glows!
I love the way The Craft Train uses toys to create a camping small world
My kids have yet to try smores due to the whole living in the UK issue, they look amazing though! Pre-K pages has some pretend smores that are perfect for dramatic play (or kids like mine that can’t get hold of the real things!)
Fun Handprint Art has a super cute handprint campfire craft and a little song to sing while you make it too.
Pre-K pages shares some campfire process art that’s super easy for kids to make.
Listening out for creatures in the night? These bark owls from Fireflies and Mudpies are a great nature craft to make.
More Crafts for Kids
Want more inspiration? We love this sun craft which is perfect for the summer.
Or for more fun with painted rocks how about these ocean themed story stones.
Finally this frozen flowers sensory play idea is always popular and perfect for keeping the kids entertained on cooler days.